Anya Geist

Review of “The Ickabog” by J.K. Rowling, by Anya Geist, 13

Anya Geist, 13Worcester, MA Review of The Ickabog by J.K. Rowling Anya Geist, 13 All over the world, children are stuck in quarantine. And, I’d imagine, a lot of them (myself included) have been staring at their bookshelves, trying to find books they’ve never read and suffering through rereading books that they never really liked […]

Book Club Report: Out of My Mind, by Sharon M. Draper (cont.)

An update from our seventh Stone Soup Book Club meeting! This week, during our 7th meeting of the Stone Soup Book Club, we were very lucky to have Adam Gidwitz, the author of The Inquisitor’s Tale come and join our discussion for a little while! We had the exciting opportunity to ask Mr. Gidwitz questions about […]

Perspective, a poem (and a photograph) by Anya Geist, 13

Anya Geist, 13Worcester, MA Perspective Anya Geist, 13 Life is but a glass of water Half-empty, half-full We squint at it, jaws jutted Trying to see which half it is We look at it from one way And all we see is darkness Empty schools, dusty and abandoned The phantom footsteps of laughing children Haunting […]